Collin Hirschfeld’s practice and legal experience includes advice to and legal representation of provincial and national corporations, financial institutions, and professionals in the areas of construction, employment, professional negligence and misconduct, and insolvency. He has particular experience in advising on construction contracts, tendering, construction litigation and dispute resolution, wrongful dismissal and employment issues, security enforcement, and professional discipline and conduct matters. He became a partner with McKercher in 2005. He was honoured with a Queen’s Counsel appointment in 2016.
Collin has appeared before the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, the Federal Court of Canada, the Tax Court of Canada, and various federal and provincial administrative and professional tribunals.
Outside his practice, Collin is active in the legal community. He has been a presenter at various seminars and conferences for groups like the Canadian Institute and Law Society of Saskatchewan on topics such as choosing a project delivery model for construction projects, builders’ lien issues, and conflicts of interest. He has been a member of the Saskatchewan Bar since 1998 and was recently appointed Treasurer for the National Construction and Infrastructure Law section of the CBA. Collin has also published several papers and articles, particularly in the construction area, and has recently updated and co-authored the Second Edition of the Saskatchewan Builders’ Lien Manual.